April 2013 Table of Contents
A new clinical trial on the use of Schwann cells is among many hopeful SCI studies taking place at the Miami Project.
Results and continued research into scuba diving are generating new hope for people with SCI.
Gordon Mansfield was a champion, advocate and role model for paralyzed veterans and others with disabilities.
The PVA Research Foundation awards grants to continue searching for SCI/D treatments.
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Robots can function as caregivers. But should they?
No matter what kind of smartphone you have, you want the best and most helpful apps and software to go with it.
April is known as PVA Awareness Month, a nationwide celebration of this organization's efforts to change lives and build futures.
Working out promotes mental as well as physical health and may help alleviate pain in people with spinal cord injury.
To have a truly accessible garage, you have to consider many issues, including ramps, entries, maneuvering room, lighting, and more.
If you wonder what to do with your 401(k) plan, it's important to understand your options.
A shortage of nurses should not exist at all, anywhere.
If you decide to live, it should be with purpose.
FDA approves study to determine safety and toxicity of human spinal stem cell transplantation.
Drug found to reduce neurological disability and improve motor coordination in mice.
VA focuses on reducing the number of veterans who develop diabetes.
Mobility pioneer Ralph Braun leaves a significant legacy in the industry.
Spinal Cord Injury Handbook addresses six areas for optimum health and rehab success.
Autobiography addresses the loss and injustices that accompany paralysis.
Report focuses on proper skin care and the consequences of pressure ulcers.
Anthology contains poetry, essays, and writings about disability.
Actor John Hawkes tells about his connection to the disability community
HandySpeech mobile app turns written text into spoken words.
Research foundation accepts proposals to study therapeutic effects of horses on humans.
Plans are underway for the Toronto 2015 Parapan Am Games.
The Liberty Bowl in Memphis will provide more accessibility for people with disabilities.
Wheelchair tennis superstar Esther Vergeer announces her retirement from the sport.
IPC introduces rules to make shooting competitions more exciting.
When veterans require emergency care, who pays the bill?